One Vision For A US-UK Trade Deal, Ice Cover Culture, Internet For All Ages

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British citizens celebrating Brexit
Brexit supporters celebrate during a rally outside Stormont in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Britain left the European Union on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Britain officially left the European Union on Friday after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Now that Brexit is live, we talk with a Wisconsin Congressman about what he’d like to see in a new trade deal with the newly single United Kingdom. Then we discuss a study of ice cover, and how different levels of it affect people. And we talk with a science reporter about age-based internet usage.

Featured in this Show

  • What Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher Wants To See In US-UK Trade Deal

    Brexit officially went through in January, and now the process of figuring out the U.S. trading relationship with the U.K. begins. We hear from Republican U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher about what he wants to see in the trade deal.

  • Cultural Impacts Of Lake Ice Freezing Later And Thawing Earlier

    Over the past 150 years, seasonal ice cover on Northern Hemisphere lakes and rivers has been decreasing. We talk with the lead researcher of a study exploring the cultural and societal importance of ice cover — including the experiences and skills it allows us to have.

  • Internet Is For Everyone: How Different Generations Are Using The Internet

    We live in a world where younger generations have never not known the internet, and older generations are either learning to embrace it, or skeptical from afar. We talk with an internet and tech reporter about the different ways people of different ages choose to use and navigate the internet.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Representative Mike Gallagher Guest
  • Lesley Knoll Guest
  • Katie Notopoulos Guest

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